New Zealand One Day Trophy 2021/22 – Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces Dream11 Predictions, Lineups and more

The 28th match of the ongoing New Zealand One Day Trophy 2021/22 will see the Otago Volts, take on the Auckland Aces.

The Otago Volts are unable to go to the finals after finishing fifth in the rankings with 15 points. They are under no pressure because they are already out of the tournament and are currently playing for pride.

The Auckland Aces, on the other hand, need to win this game to increase their chances of finishing in the top two. They’re in a strong spot right now, having beaten Canterbury Kings easily in their last two games. They are in third place in the rankings with 18 points after four wins and three losses.

The match is scheduled to take place on the 22nd of February, 2022 at the Eden Park Outer Oval, Auckland.

Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces – Pitch Report

It’s mostly a batting wicket with little room for bowlers to excel. When the batters are in full swing, it’s difficult to break up partnerships. It’s a 280-290 kind of surface, so batting first is the best bet.

Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces – Probable XI

 

Otago Volts

Dale Phillips, Mitch Renwick, Neil Broom, Nick Kelly (c), Michael Rippon, Anaru Kitchen, Max Chu (wk), Travis Muller, Jacob Duffy, Ben Lockrose, Matt Bacon

Auckland Aces

Martin Guptill, George Worker, Mark Chapman, Glenn Phillips, Robert O’Donnell (c), Ben Horne (wk), Sean Solia, William Somerville, Lockie Ferguson, Adithya Ashok, Ben Lister

 

Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces – Players to Watch

 

Dale Phillips

He is a player who has been in some consistent form throughout the tournament. As far as the numbers are concerned, he has amassed 134 runs from six games and while it may not sound like a lot, he is a player who always plays his part and it very reliable in the lineup.

Michael Rippon

He is an all-rounder who has been immense for the Otago Volts. With 157 runs from six games and 11 wickets to his name, he is a player who can create an impact with the bat and ball. You should definitely consider him for your fantasy lineup.

Glenn Phillips

He is a player who has been in mercurial form and is an absolute must-have for your fantasy lineup. So far in the tournament, he has scored 282 runs from 7 games and also has 2 wickets to his name. He is a player who can be the winning element for the Aces as they attempt to grab the 2nd place in the standings.

George Worker

The last couple of games have not been great for him, but he is still one of the best players in the tournament and a match-winner. He has amassed a massive 346 runs from seven matches and as a result, he is the leading run-scorer in the tournament as well.

 

Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces – Fantasy Lineup No.1

 

Wicket keeper – Glenn Phillips (c)

Batters – George Worker, Robert O Donnell, Neil Broom

All-Rounders – Michael Rippon, Anaru Kitchen (vc), Mark Chapman

Bowlers – Jacob Duffy, Matthew Bacon, Lockie Ferguson, Adithya Ashok

 

 

Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces – Fantasy Lineup No.2

 

Wicket keeper – Glenn Phillips, Max Chu

Batters – George Worker, Martin Guptill (c), Dale Phillips, Nick Kelly

All-Rounders – Sean Solia, Michael Rippon (vc)

Bowlers – Jacob Duffy, William Somerville, Lockie Ferguson

 

 

Otago Volts vs Auckland Aces – Predicted Winner

The Aukland Aces have the better run of form and the incentive to win this game, and we expect to see them emerge victoriously.